Regina is a married woman with two children, both of whom attend school. She lives at a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees for her children.
For the past five years, she has operated a grocery selling business, selling at retail to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of competition from other grocery operators in the area.
With the Kshs 40,000, she wants to purchase sacks of fruits, vegetables, potatoes and charcoal. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.
About Yehu Microfinance Trust
This loan is administered by Yehu Microfinance Trust, which was founded in 1998 as a project of CHOICE Humanitarian Kenya. In July 2007, Yehu became a separate entity from CHOICE and was registered as a trust. Since then, Yehu has expanded to cover over half of Kenya’s 13 coastal districts.